Come, celebrate and worship our Risen Savior, Jesus Christ, who suffered and
died to save us from our sins

4:30 PM Saturday - "Living Water" informal, contemporary worship.

(Communion on 2nd, 4th & 5th Saturdays)

8 AM Sunday - "Classic Praise" a traditional worship

(Communion on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays)

9:15 AM Sunday -Sunday School for Children ages 3 through 8th grade.

9:30 AM Sunday - Youth and Young Adults, Adult Bible Classes

10:45 AM Sunday - "Joy" a blended worship

(Communion on the 2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays)

2:30 PM Wednesday - Worship at Glen Square, Glen Burnie

Galilee at Easter

Galilee Lutheran Church
4652 Mountain Road
Pasadena, Maryland 21122

Phone: (410)255-8236
Fax: (410)360-4303

Office Hours 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM 

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Transition Newsletter - June

Would you like to get notified about the newsletter each month?  A monthly e-mail goes out from the church office at the publishing of the newsletter - and you can be on the list.  Just click Subscribe to our newsletter!

How to connect with Galilee - we have multiple ways you can keep up with Galilee from our webpage to Facebook to text alerts for emergency news! Click HERE to find the links!

NEW! Church Calendar - Galilee has a new electronic church calendar. Check it out here to find out what is scheduled at Galilee!

What are Galilee's Vision & Values? - Check out a short video on what the Galilee Vision and Values are here!

Serving God: - Looking for a place to serve God?  Galilee has many ways to do that both locally and around the world! Check out our Stewardship page!

Hurricane Florence Help - Many in the Carolinas, which is part of our Southeastern District have been impacted by Hurricane Florence. Here are some ways you can help:
1) Pray for all those who have been impacted, who have lost much, and for those who have worked through the storm to protect and rescue people.
2) Make a financial donation at:
3) Organize a gathering of water or diapers (all sizes) or materials for personal hygiene kits, or flood buckets. When you have them gathered, contact the District office.
4) Fill out a form for a Thrivent Action Grant for purchasing materials for recovery.
5) Go to your local food stores and restaurants and ask if they have 5-gallon buckets that they may donate for flood relief.
6) Follow the news so that you will be reminded what to be praying for as the days unfold.
This is a disaster that will not go away soon.

First Communion - First Communion opportunities for students 4th grade and older will take place in a new way during our vacancy. A three-week class for both students and parents will be offered at Sunday noon accompanied by lunch in early 2019.
If you are interested, please contact Dir. of Discipleship, Emily Phoenix (dodemily More details will be forthcoming as the date draws near.

Be a Prayer Pal! - We are seeking congregation member and friends to become prayer partners for our preschool, Sunday school and confirmation families. Your job is simple: first and foremost to pray for the student.
We hope Prayer Pals will connect with the families in worship and Sunday school or at special events. You may even want to send notes/birthday cards if you so choose.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Dir. of Discipleship, Emily Phoenix (410-255 8236; dodemily@galileelutheranchurch .org).

GALILEE YOUTH FUNDRAISER - MIXED BAGS - LAST WEEK! - Galilee youth is holding a Mixed Bags fundraiser from now until October 14th.
This fundraiser has clever items people will actually use. Home and kitchen essentials, reusable bags and more. Prices are VERY reasonable.
You may shop on-line and place an on-line order at, shop on-line and bring your order to church on Sunday (form to order here) OR you can browse through a catalog and place an order with your favorite Galilee Youth while at church.
Catalogs will be available in the Fellowship Hall coffee area. Galilee Youth receives at least 40% of each sale. Money earned will go toward youth group activities/service projects, retreats and the 2019 National Youth Gathering.
NOTE! Galilee Youth should bring their orders to church this Sunday October 21st or put them in the Youth Mailbox before then!

Join us at Trunk or Treat! - BRING YOUR CHILDREN to this free community event on Sunday, October 28 from 3-5pm, designed to be a safe alternative to Trick or Treating.
Children up to the 5th grade are invited to participate. (All children need to be accompanied by an adult.) In addition to trunk or treating, there will be games, crafts, juice & cookies.
COME TO GALILEE anytime during the event. Register at the table near the office entrance to receive a goody bag! Trunk or Treat will be in the woods near the trailer, games and crafts as well as cookies and juice will also be served.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS to decorate their car trunks (aka “trunksters”) and distribute candy to the “treaters” who come to our parking lot for this event. Also seeking candy donations & games helpers! – Galilee Education Ministry Team

LWML Monthyly Meeting - The Galilee Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) will meet on Sunday, October 21st in the fellowship hall at noon.
As usual, we will try very hard to keep the meeting to an hour. Snacks will be served.
All ladies are invited to attend; we would love for you to join us! Thanks! – Paula Ellison, LWML president

Operation Christmas Child - It's coming up on that time again to think about Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes.
When shopping, please look for school supplies, tooth brushes, soap and wash clothes, small toys, cars, dolls, coloring books, water colors in a tray with brush, play jewelry or any toy that will fit into shoe boxes. Each week we will focus on a theme of items to put in your shoe box.
It costs $9 to send a box, so any donations made out to LWML with OCC in the memo line would cover the cost of shipping. We will have shoe boxes available soon! Please contact Debbie with any questions (410-360-7283). Thanks! – Debbie Bangert

Food Donations Needed - Thank you to Galilee for your continued support for the food bank at North County Emergency Outreach Network.
Food has been distributed as it comes in, last year at this time, food valued at $68,000 had been distributed. As of this year, $75,000 has been distributed to date.
Especially needed is sugar, boxed spaghetti and pasta sauce, boxed stuffing, instant potatoes. canned chili, sloppy joe sauce, canned fruit, canned mixed vegetables, pork and beans, canned potatoes, canned ham, tuna, chicken and Spam, canned gravy, small jars of peanut butter, canned milk, and powdered milk.

Interested in Joining Galilee? - Friends of Galilee interested in becoming formal members… or learning what makes Lutherans “tick”... are invited to consider our adult inquiry class.
“God Connect” serves as an introduction to the Lutheran approach to Christianity for persons from other branches of the faith… or for spouses of members… or as a review for veteran members.
This class will be offered Saturdays, Nov 3 & 10 from 9am-noon. If you are interested, please RSVP to Emily by Oct. 21st.
This class serves as the first step in our new member process, but no obligation beyond attendance in the class is required. Questions? Please contact Emily (410-255-8236 or if you are interested in meeting with her and beginning this process.

Crave is Back! - Mark your Calendars for Sunday, Nov 4 from 4:30-8pm for Crave!
As we re-launch this community gathering for adults 25 years of age and older, Brian and Katie Zimmerman have graciously volunteered to host the event in their home in Ellicott City. The drive may be a bit further, but free childcare will be available on site!
Bring your favorite beverage and a side/dessert and the Zimmerman family will provide the main dish! RSVP by going to this link by October 28:

NECEON Needs Volunteers North County Emergency Outreach Network (NCEON) continues to be in need of volunteers to interview clients. We are open Mon/Wed/Fri from 10 am to 2 pm. Volunteers can select a day of the week they would like to work and cover either a 2 hour shift or the full 4 hour shift.
Volunteers will receive the necessary training and will work with a partner until they feel comfortable in the position. Please contact Bill Roesler at our email address to setup a meeting time.

Sit & Knit - Sit & Knit will be held Saturday, October 6th, Join us at 9:30 am in the Fellowship Hall as we work on items for the Hats for the Homeless drive.
Questions? Contact Penny Burke (410-255-6874).

Calling All Youth - Youth Ministry Team wants to communicate with you! If you are a student in sixth-12th grader or parents of one, we want to connect with you!
We know you are busy and school will be starting again soon, so make sure you join the Galilee Youth Text group to get reminders for upcoming events!
You may join at this link by entering your email or phone number: Students must be 13 years or older to be added to the texting group and texts will NOT be sent out during school hours
Questions? Contact Youth Counselor, Jean Hase or Director of Discipleship Emily Phoenix.

Shop Galilee Apparel at Lands End - The Outreach Ministry Team has worked with Lands' End to make available apparel with Galilee's logo to purchase online.
Go to to check out what items are available. There are also catalogs on the table in the narthex (lobby), as well as a sample item with the logo. - Bob Cosler, Outreach Ministry Team Coordinator

Galilee Preschool Slots are Full! - Classes are full for the fall enrollment of all available Galilee Lutheran Preschool classes!
If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please call Director Jenn Farrelly (410-255-3504) for more info! – JF

Keep your Young Adult in touch! - If your household has a young adult at home or away on a job or at a college, we’d appreciate their address/contact info so we can send encouraging Bible verses and care packages.  Please either e-mail Emily ( or phone (410-255-8236). Thank you!

Giving & Serving God at Galilee - Galilee has many opportunities to serve God within the church, community and world.   See our 'Stewardship page', for information on where you can give and serve God at Galilee, in the Pasadena community and through out the world.  Links to emails and website provided! Opportunities for people of all ages!

"Like" us on Facebook! - Did you know Galilee has a Facebook page? Each day, there is something new to check out: Ministry moments from the previous weekend, alerts about upcoming events, Scripture thoughts, and worship songs for your Sabbath.
To see the page without having a Facebook account, click on the Facebook logo above in the Church Address Section to check out current postings!
If you ARE a Facebook member, just click the “Like” button to start seeing Galilee’s posts in your newsfeed!
If you have something to share or to be added to the Facebook page, please contact Emily Phoenix (